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Date:   Wed, 22 Feb 2006 14:36:44 -0500
Reply-To:   Charles Harbour <charles.harbour@PEARSON.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Charles Harbour <charles.harbour@PEARSON.COM>
Subject:   Re: Mike Raithel's Webinar

Ditto. Kudos to Mike for a great presentation. It's a great way to reach us folks out here in the hinterlands, who don't make it to SUGI on a regular basis. Would love to see even more of this.


On Wed, 22 Feb 2006 09:14:38 -0800, Choate, Paul@DDS <pchoate@DDS.CA.GOV> wrote:

>Mike - > >Gee - I was hoping to see a video stream of you actually speaking - >presenters need to throw in a mugshot or two! > >For anyone signing up for the future presentations - remember to have a >speaker phone handy to dial in for the voice-over of the presentation. > >Thanks to you again for the great presentation and SI for supporting >this new mode of sharing. > >Paul Choate >DDS Data Extraction >(916) 654-2160 > >> -----Original Message----- >> From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of >> Michael Raithel >> Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 5:32 AM >> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU >> Subject: Re: Mike Raithel's Webinar >> >> Dear SAS-L-ers, >> >> The inimitable Jack Hamilton posted the following: >> >> > I, and a few other SAS-Lers, participated in Mike Raithel's >> > "webinar" this morning. "Webinar" is SAS Institute's term >> > for a presentation given over the web using a simulcast >> > program. We opened a web page for the slides and dialed in >> > for the sound. >> > >> > It worked quite well. Surprisingly well, in fact. >> > >> > The surprising part was not that Mike's presentation was >> > informative and appropriately paced (I expected that), but >> > that the technology worked. The slides came up, the sound >> > came through, everything was in synch - fairly unusual, in my >> > experience, for a web-based presentation. SAS obviously >> > thought this through and tested things in advance. >> > >> > I hope SAS Institute can find a way to contunue this series >> > of short, free seminars. The schedule for the current series >> > can be found at: >> > >> > >> > >> > >> >> Jack, thank you for the kind words! I was V-E-R-Y pleased to see that >> you and several other SAS-L-ers (whose names I recognized) >participated >> in the webinar. >> >> On my end, it a blast to make a presentation using this medium! We >> (Shelly Goodin, the organizer/hostess and Shawn Nightingale the >webcast >> technical support specialist) had held three previous practice >sessions >> so that we could work the bugs out and attempt to have as seamless a >> webcast as possible. From your feedback, it seems that the >preparation >> was worthwhile. >> >> I do hope that other SAS-L-ers will consider attending one or more of >> the remaining webinars. If you do, say hello to me; I'll be sitting >in >> the front row:-) >> >> Jack, I'll continue to look for your great postings on the 'L! >> >> >> I hope that this suggestion proves helpful now, and in the future! >> >> Of course, all of these opinions and insights are my own, and do not >> reflect those of my organization or my associates. All SAS code and/or >> methodologies specified in this posting are for illustrative purposes >> only and no warranty is stated or implied as to their accuracy or >> applicability. People deciding to use information in this posting do >so >> at their own risk. >> >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >> Michael A. Raithel >> "The man who wrote the book on performance" >> E-mail: >> >> Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment >> >> Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environments, >> Second Edition >> >> >> Author: The Complete Guide to SAS Indexes >> >> >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >> It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also >> remembering my reasons for them! - Friedrich Nietzsche >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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